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Privacy Advisor

Date: 06-Nov-2018

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: Origin Energy Services Ltd

  • Privacy compliance and reporting focus
  • Location: Melbourne CBD, VIC 
  • Application close date: 21 November 2018



An integral part of Australia’s energy future, we explore, produce, generate and sell energy to power millions of Australian homes and businesses every day, keeping them going and growing.


Origin offers exciting and rewarding career opportunities – from project management and leadership, to technical and engineering. Working for Origin can take you all over Australia – in the field, as well as in the office – or around the world. With global energy demand growing, Origin is looking for new ways to meet that need and create tomorrow’s energy solutions. It’s an exciting time to be a part of Origin.

The Role

This is a unique opportunity to join the Energy Markets Compliance, Risk and Assurance team, where you’ll be responsible for:

  • Providing reliable subject matter expertise in relation to the privacy regulatory framework
  • Efficiently and effectively providing clear, concise, accurate and commercial advice in relation to privacy obligations
  • Communicating privacy regulatory changes to business process owners and providing implementation support
  • Conducting Privacy Impact Assessments and maintaining Data Breach Response process
  • Providing support for the investigation and remediation of privacy incidents
  • Supporting the delivery of business goals and initiatives which have privacy impacts or implications
  • Providing input into responses to regulator inquiries and investigations as required
  • Actively encouraging compliance awareness and compliance culture across Retail
  • Developing and maintaining internal stakeholder relationships and external regulator relationships
  • Supporting the broader Retail Compliance team as required

The Privacy Advisor will support the Group Manager, Retail Compliance & Origin Privacy to manage and deliver Origin’s privacy obligations management framework including providing privacy advice and conducting Privacy Impact Assessments.

This is your chance to support to internal stakeholders in a challenging and dynamic role, requiring a continuous drive for improvement.

Is This You?

You’ll need to be highly organised and have excellent communication skills and attention to detail. You will hold relevant tertiary qualifications, with a legal qualification being preferred.

You have experience in a compliance, regulatory or legal role in a corporate environment or government body with a focus on privacy and a proven track record of providing advice or compliance/regulatory interpretation.

You have a detailed understanding of privacy regulatory frameworks and the ability to grasp, communicate and comment on new and complex issues.

You’re also able to quickly move between different tasks in response to changing business priorities and will be viewed as a subject matter expert providing privacy compliance advice to your commercial stakeholders.

We embrace the diversity of our people and flexible working arrangements to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities that we serve.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply. 
If dynamic and challenging career opportunities and workplace flexibility are important to you, go with the employer that thinks differently.
Our story | Origin Energy

For more information contact: Iain Pratt on 03 8665 7325

Requisition ID:  69524 

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